People walk past a big screen showing US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping attending their virtual summit, during the evening news program, in Beijing on November 16. Photo: EPA-EFE
People walk past a big screen showing US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping attending their virtual summit, during the evening news program, in Beijing on November 16. Photo: EPA-EFE
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

US, China playing dangerous game as battle of wills risks boiling over

  • The US and China appear to be playing different games even as they try to navigate the increasingly complex great power contest
  • The real test of national and global leadership in the years ahead will not be how they manage the international order but how they avoid further disorder

People walk past a big screen showing US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping attending their virtual summit, during the evening news program, in Beijing on November 16. Photo: EPA-EFE
People walk past a big screen showing US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping attending their virtual summit, during the evening news program, in Beijing on November 16. Photo: EPA-EFE
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